Seminars: 2009

Moving walls accelerate mixing.
Talk at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 23 November 2009.

Braids of entangled particle
trajectories. Seminar at the Dept. of Mathematics, University of
Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, 9 November 2009.

The cat's cradle, stirring, and
topological complexity. Seminar at the Dept. of Mathematics,
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, 3 November 2009.

Stirring by swimming bodies. Seminar
at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Boston, MA, 27 October
2009.

Braids of entangled particle
trajectories. Seminar at the Dept. of Mathematics, Boston
University, Boston, MA, 26 October 2009.

Stirring and Mixing: Topology,
Optimization, and Walls. Seminar at the Institute for Mathematics
and Applications, Minneapolis, MN, 23 September 2009.

Topological dynamics: Probing dynamical
systems using loops.
Chaos/Xaoc Anniversary Conference, National Academy of Science,
Woods Hole, MA, 26 July 2009.

pseudoAnosovs in the real world.
Bouillabaisse Seminar, H. Masur 60th Birthday Conference, CIRM,
Luminy, France, 25 June 2009.

Orbits that Stir.
Talk at the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems,
Snowbird, Utah, 20 May 2009.

Stirring, Topology, and the Simplest Maps.
Seminar at the Department of Mathematics, University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL, 5 April 2009.